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Do anyone knows an alternative for xshell? I have checked and the alternatives mentioned are putty, openssh etc. But I require it mainly for port forwarding and for that xshell works perfectly. Is there any way(apart from using wine) to install xshell in ubuntu precise?

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Why would you want to use xshell in Ubuntu? The standard ssh client that comes with Ubuntu has all the port forwarding capabilities you probably need.

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This is correct. – Frantique Sep 26 '12 at 12:23
Thanks for replying. Thanks also to @devav2. I'm aware of port forwarding capabilities of standard ssh clients. Problem is I have tried with putty, ssh tunneling, pac manageretc. but the connection is intermittent. The connection gets disconnected after sometime. But in xshell, it is consistent. – linuxandunix Sep 29 '12 at 7:16

You can install PAC Manager. To install check this link download the .deb file and install it using command sudo dpkg -i <package.deb>

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PAC is a Perl/GTK Gnome replacement for SecureCRT/Putty/etc... It provides a GUI to configure SSH/Telnet connections: users, passwords, EXPECT regular expressions, macros, etc. You like 'SSHMenu'? If so, you must check this tool. Just let me know how do you feel about it!

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